Fracking set to continue in UK
Independent scientists conclude that the shale gas extraction technique is safe but set limits on drilling near water sourcesNew research confirms the controversial “fracking” technique used to extract shale gas triggered the minor earthquakes in Lancashire in 2011, but concludes that the process is safe to be rolled out in
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The UK government has earmarked £5.5bn for a new Energy Bills Discount Scheme over one year, which is far less than the £18bn in support given for six months under the previous scheme.
One of the world’s leading climate physicists has again called for new regulation forcing the fossil fuel industry to carry out large-scale carbon capture and storage (CCS).